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Rectangular panel

Cream color taffeta ground, embroidered with fine polychrome silks in satin stitch and raised loops, and silver thread in raised satin and stem stitches. Fruits and flowers with foliage in a low blue bowl resting on a yellow ground. A bird is perched on a branch in the bowl. Several breaks in...

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Gift of Arthur E. Davis in the name of Alice Cheney Baltzell

English, early 19th century

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Silk; embroidery, Taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts